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Matthew Guy and the Liberals planned ‘Commission of Audit’ will once again see funding ripped out of Cranbourne’s schools, hospitals, transport and other services if they win the next election A recent media report states: “If Matthew Guy wins the election and becomes premier next..


The Andrews Labor Government’s School Camps, Sports and Excursions Fund that is doing so much to support students is at risk from the Liberal cost audit. The Liberal Party have proposed a ‘Commission of Audit’ that will once again see funding ripped out of Cranbourne’s..

A Right Word At The Right Time Could Save Lives

The Andrews Labor Government is taking action to help people make long-lasting health and lifestyle choices with the launch of a new preventative health campaign. The Labor Government has partnered with Alfred Health to develop the ‘Right Word. Right Time’ campaign designed to put health..

Palliative Care Boost To Support Terminally Ill Victorians

The Andrews Labor Government is investing more than $62 million in additional funding over the next five years to increase the options for people with a terminal illness to be cared for, and die, in their place of choice. This includes $19 million to be..

State-Of-The-Art Tanker Joins Victoria’s Firefighting Fleet

The Andrews Labor Government is rolling out a new fleet of state-of-the-art heavy tanker firefighting trucks ahead of the upcoming summer fire season. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio said the new fleet of ‘Unimogs’ is part of the Labor Government’s $32..

Victoria’s Finances And Economy In First-Rate Shape

The first official financial report for the 2017-18 financial year shows Victoria’s economy is strong and growing, with a quarterly operating surplus of more than half a billion dollars. The 2017-18 Quarterly Financial Report No. 1, tabled in Parliament today by Treasurer Tim Pallas, shows..

No Jab No Play Changes To Crack Down On Rogue GPs

The Andrews Labor Government is cracking down on rogue medical practitioners who make false statements about a child’s ability to be immunised with tough new No Jab No Play requirements. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy and Minister for Families and Children Jenny Mikakos will today..

11 MCG’s Of New Open Space For Communities To Enjoy

As work gathers pace to remove every single level crossing between Caulfield and Dandenong, plans for 11 MCG’s worth of new open space have been unveiled to create new vibrant precincts in the south east of Melbourne. Raising parts of the Cranbourne/Pakenham line will not..

Victorias’s First Driverless Bus Now On The Road

Victoria’s first driverless shuttle bus will transport students around La Trobe University in Bundoora following support from the Andrews Labor Government. The Autonobus has brought together world-leading experts in automated vehicle technology in a trial which will help shape Victoria’s transport future. The trial will..

Helping Victorians Struggling To Buy Their First House

The Andrews Labor Government is calling on Victorians struggling to earn and save enough to buy a house to register for a new scheme that will help more people buy their first home, sooner. From today, first home buyers can express their interest in being..


The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with helping clubs save lives with applications now open for the fourth round of the Defibrillators for Sporting Clubs and Facilities Program. Member for Cranbourne, Jude Perera MP today called on grassroots sport and active recreation clubs in..

Melbourne Made Game Puts The Ashes At Your Fingertips

Melbourne’s sporting and digital games industries have teamed up to create a groundbreaking new game that will give people of all ages the chance to strap on the pads and play for the Ashes. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley today joined Bushrangers star Glen..

First Glimpse Of Historic Flinders Street Station Façade

Victorians will soon get their first glimpse of the restored façade of Flinders Street Station, lovingly repaired as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s $100 million upgrade of the iconic building. Minister for Major Projects Jacinta Allan today inspected works inside the historic clock tower..

Cup Day Magic Comes To Cranbourne

Cranbourne is gearing up to host its first ever Melbourne Cup Day race meeting on Tuesday, 7 November, thanks to almost $47,000 in funding supported by the Andrews Labor Government. The Labor Government is providing almost $22,000 through the Victorian Racing Industry Fund towards the..

Victoria Leading Charge Against Climate Change

The Andrews Labor Government is keeping Victoria at the forefront of global efforts to tackle climate change, with our world-leading legislation taking centre stage today at a public forum. Speaking at the forum at Parliament House, Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio..

Liberals Secret Plan To Cut Vital Services

Matthew Guy and the Liberals have let the cat out of the bag today by confirming they will undertake a ‘Commission of Audit’ if they win the next election, which would once again see funding ripped out of Victoria’s schools, hospitals, transport and other services…

Dangerous Synthetic Drugs Now Banned Across Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government’s crackdown on dangerous drugs continues with a new blanket ban on synthetic drugs coming into effect today. While many of these substances were previously available for purchase over the counter, anyone peddling these substances now faces tough penalties, including up to..

Best Ambulance Response In Eight Years Despite Horror Flu

Paramedics are responding faster to life threatening medical emergencies despite massive demand from one of Victoria’s worst-ever flu seasons, with the best quarter one response times in eight years. The latest performance data released today shows the Andrews Labor Government’s ambulance reforms and funding boosts..